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Our Lady of Lourdes Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Program

World-Class Services and Programs

With the largest orthopedic physician network and the only certified joint replacement program in Acadiana, Our Lady of Lourdes offers the most comprehensive and seamless orthopedic care in the region. We help our patients and their families get back to life with orthopedic care like no other. Our world-class imaging, surgical and rehabilitation services, along with innovative sports medicine and fitness programs, make us the natural choice for comprehensive orthopedic care.

Our customized approach to orthopedic care includes advanced imaging and diagnostic techniques, minimally invasive surgical options, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Most importantly, our team approach to personalized care brings highly skilled orthopedic physicians, nurses and specialists together to help improve quality of life and illuminate the path to recovery for our patients and their families.

Certified Joint Replacement

We offer the first certified joint replacement program in Acadiana, specializing in pre-operative education through our Joint Endeavor® program, and offering minimally invasive surgeries and rehabilitation to speed healing and reduce recovery time.

Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Knee & Hip Replacement

Our award is your reward. Our Lady of Lourdes is proud to be named as a Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Knee and Hip Replacement by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Only hospitals and specialty centers across the nation who meet a specific set of rigorous standards receive the special designation. As a Blue Distinction Center of Excellence, our knee and hip replacement program has raised the bar for consistently providing:

  • Higher quality care and better overall patient results
  • Specialized expertise in total knee and hip replacement surgeries
  • Lower complication rates and few hospital readmissions
  • Overall quality measures for patient safety and outcomes

In addition to the Blue Distinction designation, our knee and hip replacement program has also received the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. It’s a double-win for you.

Comprehensive Orthopedic Care

From the emergency room through outpatient rehab, Our Lady of Lourdes supports our patients every step of the way. We offer customized orthopedic care, with access to the most advanced medical, surgical and imaging facilities in Acadiana, plus a complete range of rehabilitation, sports medicine and fitness services for young and old alike.

Largest Orthopedic Medical Staff

Our orthopedic network is the largest in southwest Louisiana, including more than 28 orthopedic surgeons providing comprehensive, quality care to our patients and their families.

Joint Endeavor Pre-op Program

Combining the latest in preoperative education and postoperative therapy, Joint Endeavor helps joint replacement patients and their families prepare for surgery and speed recovery, getting back to daily activities as quickly as possible. Joint Endeavor includes education and exercise classes to discuss pre- and post-operative expectations and emphasize the importance of strengthening muscles prior to surgery. Each patient is assigned a case management nurse to coordinate postoperative care, ensuring they return home with a sense of independence and the skills and tools necessary to return to daily life.

Our program includes:

  • Education classes covering pre- and post-operative care
  • Pre-operative exercises to increase strength prior to surgery
  • Goals and expectations of joint replacement procedures
  • Post-operative home preparation
  • Case management nurse to coordinate post-operative care
  • Post-operative services, including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and check-ins


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4802 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy , Lafayette, LA 70508

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Seamless Care on the Road to Recovery

Our rehabilitation programs meet the needs of patients whose ability to function has been impaired through normal aging, illness, injury or disability. Through inpatient and outpatient rehab programs, we help patients regain mobility, restore function, reduce pain and return to the highest level of independence possible.

Orthopedic Services Across Our Health System

We support patients throughout their orthopedic treatment journey, from pre-operation education to post-operation rehabilitation and recovery.

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